Welcome!

The Estes Park Gun & Archery Club is open to the public serving the greater Estes valley and nearby cities.
Memberships, currently $75, are sold on an annual basis until a 600 member cap is reached. There were
417 paid members for calendar year 2020.

As of December 12, 2021 there are 463 paid members for the calendar year 2021 with a 600 member cap (77%).

With US 34/36 open and many range improvements, the club may reach the membership cap this year.
See the above 'Memberships' link for more information on becoming a member.

No new memberships for the current year will be processed after November 1st.
Your current membership is good through the next Annual Members Meeting to be held on
January 27th, 2022 at the American Legion Post 119 in Estes Park.

Our Facilities

The Outdoor Range, is located in Noel's Draw off of U.S. Highway 34, about 3.5 miles East of the Olympus Dam, on the right just past mile marker 68. The range is open to Members and their guests only or on a scheduled Public Event.

Access is through a combination locked gate. The range offers pistol, rifle and archery venues. Safety protocol and range officer duties are self-managed by members while they use the range. Click here for a Map. Outdoor range rules/instructions are here.

The Indoor Range, is located at the corner of U.S. Highway 36 & Community Drive, next to the Estes Park Dog Park. Click here for a Map. The range has seven, 50 foot shooting lanes.

Shooting is allowed for Archery, Centerfire Pistol, & Rimfire Pistol or Rifle. The Indoor Range is open to Club Members and the public. A daily fee is charged for indoor range use.

The hours for the Indoor Range are listed below:

The Indoor Range is now open with COVID-19 rules

  • Shooting - Thursday Evenings
    6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Shooting - Friday Evenings
    6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Shooting - First Tuesday of quarter (Feb, May, Sep, Dec) - Defensive Pistol Skills Review
    5:15 pm - 6:45 pm

CHP Reciprocity

The Colorado Bureau of Investigation maintains a list of states whose CCW permits are recognized by Colorado.

To see which states recognize your Colorado CHP, see USA Carry Maps.

Latest Newsletter

January 20222022 January Newsletter click here.

Annual Members Meeting

January 27th 7 PM at the American Legion Post 119 in Estes Park

Doors open at 6:30 PM. Club business and Officer elections.

2022 Membership Renewal

Thank you for your patience as we prepare for 2022 Membership Renewals.

To better serve you we’re moving towards an online Membership Management System.
This will enable you to manage your membership via your personal Membership Portal.

We will be voting at the annual meeting on enabling Electronic Payments for dues.

Steps to Renew Membership

One-Time Registration Steps
  1. Navigate to Membership Registration
  2. Fill out the form
  3. Click to Review the Waiver
  4. Check the box that you have read and agree to the waiver
  5. Click Register
  6. Navigate to Membership Portal
  7. Review your Registration Information and click Continue at the bottom
  8. Check your Interests and click Continue at the bottom
  9. Add your Family Members or Click No Family Members to proceed

If you wish to pay by check, please remit payment (including your Login ID in the check memo field)

Estes Park Gun & Archery Club
P.O. Box 982
Estes Park, CO 80517-0982

A payment by Credit Card option will be voted on during the 2022 Annual Meeting

Lost and Found Reminder

Periodically check the Lost and Found page if you are missing or found an item.

Outdoor Range Orientation

New Member Orientation

After you receive membership confirmation from our membership chairman,
you will need to schedule a New Member Orientation at the
Common Point Outdoor Range, Noels Draw, Highway 34.

The gate will be opened for your orientation time. Your membership card
will be given to you at completion of orientation.

Range Orientation and Rules

For new members or any members interested in proper procedures at the
Common Point Outdoor Range, please read the PDF file Range Orientation and Rules.

Also note:

Recreation Sport Shooting Reminders

from USFS, CPW, Boulder/Larimer/Gilpin/Clear Creek Counties


More News

August 15, 2017Gun Club Patches now Available

These sew-on patches are 2.5" x 1.75" and 3.5" x 2.5".
Available at Public Shoot days
or with payment enclosed, number of each desired to:

Estes Park Gun and Archery Club
P.O. Box 982
Estes Park, CO 80517-0982.


August 14, 2017Please pick up your brass. When finished shooting, please collect your brass
and deposit in buckets provided. Each year, the club recycles brass which nets over $500 that helps you and your club.

Latest Approved Board Meeting Minutes

Board Minutes December 2021

Range Usage statistics

2018 Summary of Indoor Range usage.

2018 Summary of Outdoor Range usage.

2019 Summary of Indoor Range usage.

2019 Summary of Outdoor Range usage.

2020 Summary of Indoor Range usage.

2020 Summary of Outdoor Range usage.

2021 Summary of Indoor Range usage.

Defensive Handgun Skills Review

The indoor range is reserved on the first Tuesday night of each quarter (Feb, May, Sept, Dec) from 5:15 PM to 6:45 PM
for a Defensive Handgun Skills Review.

This is not an "open range" or a class per se, rather it is an instructor-lead skills review and practice
for those who have had intermediate or advanced pistol training and bring the required equipment.
For more information contact Jim Boyd at 970-481-4279 or Jim Boyd email.

2021 Annual Election Results

January 22, 2021

President, Andrew Johnson
1st Vice President, Kurt Pennington
2nd Vice President, Jay Jacobsmeyer
Secretary, Mark Watson
Treasurer, Dana Maxwell
Board Members:
   Bob Granger

Board Members: continuing to serve the remainder of their terms:
   David Bruce
   John Lauce
   Doug Miller

Right To Carry In National Parks

On February 22, 2010, a law took effect applying to state firearms laws in national parks and wildlife refuges across America. Click here for more information.



Latest website update: January 22, 2022

Club Information

The Estes Park Gun & Archery Club is an affiliate member of National Rifle Association.

NRA Membership
is encouraged but not required of members.